Timothy Barker

Associate Professor

Address: SSMB 312
Phone: 843.953.7182
E-mail: barkertj@cofc.edu


I grew up on a farm in Northwest Iowa. I attended Saint Olaf College in Northfield, MN where I worked for Professor Gary Spessard on developing green organic laboratory experiments and was also very active in the music department playing violin. I then attended graduate school at the University of California, Irvine, working under the direction of Professor Elizabeth Jarvo where I developed organometallic reactions. After earning my PhD in 2011, I was awarded a NIH postdoctoral fellowship to work in the laboratory of Professor Dale Boger at the Scripps Research Institute, developing vinblastine analogues, some of which were potent against a resistant cancer cell line. My research lab at the College of Charleston seeks to develop new organic reaction methods.


The Scripps Research Institute
NIH Postdoctoral Fellow, 2011-2013
Advisor: Dale Boger

University of California, Irvine
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, 2011

Saint Olaf College
B.A. Chemistry, 2006







A list of Dr. Barker's publications can be found here.